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Tips for efficient water usages

Heather M

Saving Money In the USA the typical single family home uses almost 70 gallons of water per person per day. This average indoor water usage doesn’t even take into consideration leaking faucets or toilets. Leaky toilets can waste as much as 200 gallons each day. You’re probably thinking, how will conserving water help our septic system? The more water a household conserves, the less water enters the septic system. So here are some ways for efficient water usages. Did you know toilet flushing accounts for 25 to 30% of your total daily indoor water usages. Each time you flush your toilet it uses 3.5 gallons per flush and even up to 5 gallons. That is usually in older homes. Most plumbing supply stores carry the high efficiency toilets that only use 1.6 gallons per flush. Faucets aerators and shower head...

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